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2021 Apr 30

ALARI Seminar Series with Danielle Boaz and Umi Vaughan: "Making/Erasing Africana Religions: Brazil at the Crossroads of Heritage and Intolerance"

12:00pm to 1:30pm


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Speakers: Danielle N. Boaz, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Stuart Hall Fellow, Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research at Harvard University (2019-2020); Umi Vaughan, Scholar and Artist

Many Candomblé communities in Brazil trace...

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2021 Apr 16

Art, Activism, Censorship: A Conversation with Tania Bruguera

12:00pm


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Speaker: Tania Bruguera, artist and activist
Moderated by: Doris Sommer, Ira Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Director of Graduate Studies in Spanish, Harvard University; Karina Ascunce González, Harvard College '22; Co-President of Cuban-American Undergraduate...

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Spring 2021 Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture to Be Delivered by Ann Cyphers of Mexico's National Autonomous University

March 1, 2021

In an effort to renew its commitment to in-depth research and educational collaboration with Mexico, Harvard University established the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series in 2017. This series celebrates the excellence of Mexican archaeology and history, represented by Professor Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, Mexico’s preeminent archaeologist, who delivered the inaugural addresses in both Cambridge and Mexico City. The Spring 2021 Lecture will be delivered by archaeologist Ann Cyphers. The lecture, “The Dawn of Olmec Civilization" will be held remotely on Wednesday, April...

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2021 May 03

Transcending Borders: A Conversation with LGBTQ+ Refugees & Organizers

3:00pm


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We strive to speak with 6 different LGBTQ+ migrants and migrant-rights activists who are affiliated with Casa Arcoíris in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, and San Diego, California. Given the difficulties that have arisen as a result of increased discrimination and violence towards LGBTQ+ peoples, many Central American refugees have sought asylum in Mexico and the United States. After their journeys...

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2021 Apr 16

Liberation Literacies: At the Intersection of Language, Race, and Power

5:00pm


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We are planning a series to bring together academics to talk about the connection between identity development and language. Our goal is to bring in scholars, educators, and students to talk about how important it is for students of minoritized backgrounds--emphasizing Latinx students, to engage with curricula that affirms their linguistic heritage. These...

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2021 Apr 29

Carnival in the Caribbean: Pleasure, Healing, and Liberation

3:00pm


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The West Indies, and the Caribbean as a whole, are well-known for Carnival, a beautiful and cultural celebration. However, beyond the surface, there is so much there: cultural pride and affirmation, healing, community-building, solidarity, and so on. In particular, we are looking at how Carnival can be an affirming community and space for LGBTQ+ peoples as its celebrations, embracing of diversity...

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2021 Apr 08

Colombian Conference 2021

Thu Apr 8 (All day) to Sat Apr 10 (All day)


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In a broader sense, disruption is an interruption to the current state of things. It can also mean creating solutions for problems that have been historically overlooked, ignored, or have affected neglected populations. By focusing on unattended or previously non-existing problems, disruption leads to questioning conventional thinking and practices. In Colombia, both the pre-pandemic...

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2021 Apr 15

Justicia Restaurativa en Colombia y las Humanidades / Restorative Justice in Colombia and the Humanities

2:00pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register click here.

Speakers: Roberto Carlos Vidal López, Magistrado del Tribunal para la Paz y Profesor investigador-Pontificia Universidad Javeriana; Marco Abarca Diaz, Experto en Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos; Doris Sommer, Profesora de Lenguas Romances y Literatura y de Estudios...

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2021 Apr 08

La segunda vuelta presidencial en Ecuador y el futuro de su democracia / The runoff election in Ecuador and the future of its democracy

5:30pm


This event is virtual and will be presented in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

Speakers: Manuela Picq, Profesora en la Universidad de San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador; Diego Ordóñez, Doctor en Jurisprudencia, Legislador y Diputado Provincial por Pichincha; Franklin Ramirez, Investigador-Profesor en Flacso Ecuador
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2021 Mar 31

Walkout Film Screening and Panel Discussion

6:00pm


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Join us for a film screening and panel discussion about the historic 1968 East LA Walkouts by Latinx/Chicanx students in the Los Angeles Unified School District and their enduring impact on educational equity for Latinx youth. View the "Walkout" film asynchronously (access details provided upon registration), and then join us for a panel discussion about...

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2021 Mar 30

Proyección y discusión del documental "La Paz" de Tomás Pinzón

5:00pm to 6:30pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register click here.

Speakers: Tomás Pinzón, Director documental La Paz; Andrés Moya, Profesor Asociado de la Facultad de Economía de la Universidad de los Andes, DRCLAS Visiting Scholar 2020-2021
Moderated by: Robin Adèle Greeley, Profesora de Historia del Arte de la Universidad de...

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2021 Mar 23

La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta: nuevos retos para su investigación y conservación

5:00pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

Speaker: Santiago Giraldo, PhD, Director Fundación ProSierra Nevada de Santa Marta y Global Heritage Fund Latinoamérica
Moderated by: Dra. Sadie L. Weber, Arqueóloga ambiental, Laboratorio de Zooarqueología, Universidad de Harvard; Solsiré Cusicanqui,...

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2021 Mar 24

¡... a la calle! Art, Design, and Discourse in times of turmoil in Latin(x) America

7:30pm to 9:00pm


This event is virtual and will have simultaneous translation to both English and Spanish. To register click here.

Speakers: Regina José Galindo, Performance Artist, Guatemala; Noemí Segarra Ramírez, Performance Artist, Puerto Rico; Ronald Rael, Architect, USA; eLight Lab, Audio-visual artists and designers, Chile
Moderated by: Hansy Better Barraza,...

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